|Title||In the Groove - Advanced Bowling and Tactics|
|Compiling body||Bowls Victoria Coaching Committee|
|Publisher||Bowls Victoria, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia|
|Edition reviewed||Not stated, but published 2010 as 'Revised Edition 2010, Reprinted 2010'|
|Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
|14.8 x 10.5|
|Number of pages||35|
|Number of pages with||Coloured photos||Black & white photos||Line drawings|
In the Groove is widely recognised for the guidance it offers to the new bowler as well as its role as a reference source for the established player seeking to improve some particular facet of the game. The contents were developed by a panel of expert State bowlers following an invitation by the former Royal Victorian Bowls Association Coaching Panel to formulate text book standards. This synopsis relates to the latest revised edition published in 2010.
'Bowls Instruction', the first chapter of the book, examines the game's fundamentals and includes the following headings:
Chapter 2, headed 'Individual Faults', looks at ten of the most common faults that can develop, including:
Entitled 'Advanced Bowling and Tactics', Chapter 3 accounts for the remaining half of the book and includes guidance on:
Also by Bowls Victoria:
See also The Lawn Bowls DVD Coach, an instructional DVD that follows the principles laid down by Bowls Victoria in In the Groove.